Apache CouchDB is an open source database that focuses improved usability and on being [a database that completely embraces the web](http://couchdb.apache.org/).

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Is eventual consistency a wrong solution for e-commerce applications?

I'm reading about eventual consistency in couchDB. I'm somewhat confused by the term and its consequences on an application. Let's say I'm building a distributed e-commerce website where monetary ...
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Solutions for iOS collaborative sync (iCloud CoreData, CouchDB)?

I'm developing an iOS app where one of the features will be allowing users to share and collaborate on data (e.g. lists). From everything I've read and based on the way that iCloud CoreData sync works ...
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What are techniques used to make scalable, fast databases? [duplicate]

I'm studying the differences between NoSQL and SQL. If I understood correctly, there are two main techniques to optimize a database: Indexing rows. Say you wanted to make a query such as WHERE x = 1 ...
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Multi-platform design with Delphi, Java, MySQL and CouchDB

What are the most obvious drawbacks to this idea for an enterprise(ish) model using the following technologies. Browser based and native developed GUI using Delphi to connect to Datasnap server ...
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Is there any reason not to go directly from client-side Javascript to a database? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Writing Web “server less” applications So, let's say I'm going to build a Stack Exchange clone and I decide to use something like CouchDB as my backend store. If I use ...
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In-memory DB to perform intersects on set slices

I have a specific programming need where I need to efficiently store large sorted sets in memory, query them for ranges, and intersect them against other sets that are also queried for ranged. I am ...
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Is it a good idea to use CouchDB?

Is it a good idea to use CouchDB for a web application that is going to be platform agnostic (from tablet to PC): The app is a big form which I need to be able to modify at will. I also need to ...
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Provide a URL to a CouchDB document attachment without giving the username/password?

I posted this question on DBA, but it got closed and was never reopened even after I rewrote the whole thing to be more specific. I think its more appropriate for programmers anyway :) Background ...
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Writing Web “server less” applications

TL;DR What are the prospects of writing applications which are completely based on a REST database server (CouchDB) and web applications which directly access the DB instead of having a web server in ...
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What's the least intrusive method for creating a backup of a couchdb database?

We're looking to create regular backups of a couchdb database, to ship offsite. What's the least intrusive way to obtain these - ideally without interrupting or significantly slowing down performance ...